Job-seeking Woman Lured Into Office, Raped1 year ago
A 42-year-old woman has accused a Chitungwiza man of raping her in his office after she had gone to sign a contract.
Edmore Khumalo reportedly promised the woman (name withheld) a partnership contract in a security company and invited her to his office for her to sign a contract as chief executive officer.
Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) spokesperson in Harare Province, Inspector Luckmore Chakanza, confirmed receiving the case. He said:
Police are investigating a case of rape, where the victim was invited to an office, to sign documents for a promised job.
On August 11, the complainant was invited by the accused to his office to sign contract papers as CEO of a security company.
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On August 13 at around 11 am, the complainant went and signed the contract papers.
It is alleged that the accused then locked the door and went to sit on the complainant’s legs.
The complainant tried to fight back, but he overpowered her and started fondling her breasts, and raped her, without using protection.
She made a police report on August 23 and was referred to Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals for a medical examination.